Archive for October, 2010

A New Path to a Low-Carbon Economy

10/31/2010 by James Handley

Gradually Rising Carbon Tax = Path to Low-Carbon Economy (Jeffrey Sachs)


Coal Industry Spending Millions to Thwart ‘Regulatory Jihad’

10/31/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Coal Industry Spending Millions to Thwart ‘Regulatory Jihad’ (NYT)

Filed under News,Politics

Calif. Air Board Issues Proposed Cap/Trade Rules

10/31/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Calif. Air Board Issues Proposed Cap/Trade Rules (NYT)

Filed under Cap-and-Trade,News

Holdren sees opportunities in energy challenges

10/29/2010 by James Handley

Obama Science Advisor: Energy R&D + $25 CO2 Price Needed To Avert Climate Disruption (MIT News)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Technology

A Tax Even the Tea Party Could Love

10/28/2010 by James Handley

A [Revenue-Neutral Carbon] Tax Even the Tea Party Could Love (Harvest Power)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

U.S. Senate candidates spar over cap and trade issue

10/28/2010 by James Handley

Alaska Senate Candidates Spar Over Cap/Trade (newsminer.com)


Subsidizing Energy Efficient Household Capital: How Does It Compare to a Carbon Tax?

10/26/2010 by James Handley

Subsidizing Energy Efficient Household Capital: How Does It Compare to a Carbon Tax? (Brookings)


Is The Environment Doomed Once Republicans Take Congress?

10/25/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Is The Environment Doomed Once Republicans Take Congress? (Bradford Plumer – The Vine)


The Fight Among Environmentalists

10/22/2010 by James Handley

Fight Among Enviro’s: Tech Subsidies Instead of Pricing CO2? (NYT)


What Might Emerging UK Carbon Tax Mean for US Debate?

10/22/2010 by Charles Komanoff

What Might Emerging UK Carbon Tax Mean for US Debate? (David Roberts – Grist)